Reference

Answers.com
Wiki Q&A combined with free online dictionary, thesaurus, and encyclopedias. Ask questions, get answers.

Ask Dr. Universe
Got a science question? Ask Dr. Universe! A fun science website for kids from Dr. Wendy Sue Universe and her friends at Washington State University.

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
A US government agency, directly responsible to Congress, and regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable.

The 50 States
State information resource links to state homepage, symbols, flags, maps, constitutions, representatives, songs, birds, flowers, trees.

How Stuff Works
Explains hundreds of subjects, from car engines to lock-picking to ESP, using clear language and tons of illustrations.

The Internet Movie Database
The biggest, best, most award-winning movie site on the planet.

IPL2
A public service organization and a learning/teaching environment. It is the result of a merger of the Internet Public Library (IPL) and the Librarians’ Internet Index (LII).

Minnesota Statutes
Minnesota Statutes, Session Laws, and Rules compiled by the Office of Revisor of Statutes.

National Atlas of the United States
The single best Federal source for national maps and geographic information on the Web. It contains an online map maker, dynamic maps, printable maps, articles, free geographic data, and additional resources for geographic information about the US.

The Old Farmer’s Almanac
Provides free long range weather forecasts, home and garden advice, astronomy and full moon information, natural cures and cooking. Has many of the same features of the print almanac.

One Look
Think of this web site as a search engine for words and phrases: If you have a word for which you’d like a definition or translation, they’ll quickly shuttle you to the web-based dictionaries that define or translate that word. If you don’t know the right

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
Over 200 links to other map collections; emphasis on 19th century America maps. Includes collection of online CIA and historical maps. Worldwide coverage, with a focus on United States and Texas maps.

The Phrase Finder
The meanings and origins of over 1,200 English sayings, phrases and idioms.

RefDesk
Refdesk is a free and family friendly web site that indexes and reviews quality, credible, and current web-based reference resources.

Robert’s Rules of Order Online
For students and teachers of parliamentary procedure and Robert’s Rules of Order, with resources for the parliamentarian, officers, board of directors, and members. Includes index and keyword search, lesson outlines and Plan for Study of Parliamentary Law

RX List
Medications and prescription drug information for consumers and medical health professionals. The most popular drugs and their side effects, interactions, and use.

Timeline of historic inventions
A chronological list of particularly important or significant technological inventions.

Truth or Fiction
Get the truth about rumors, inspirational stories, virus warnings, hoaxes, scams, humorous tales, pleas for help, urban legends, prayer requests, calls to action, and other forwarded emails.

The U.S. Government’s Official Web Portal
The official web portal for all government transactions, services, and information. It provides direct online access to federal, state, local, and tribal governments.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A free, web-based, collaborative, multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation.